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[03/13/14 - 01:02 PM]
Valerie Bertinelli Reunites with "Touched by an Angel" Executive Producer Martha Williamson for Hallmark Channel's "Signed, Sealed, Delivered," A New, Original Primetime Series Premiering April 20, 2014
The new series follows a team of four postal detectives who specialize in investigating misdirected letters and delivering them when they are needed most.

[via press release from The Hallmark Channel]

TWO-TIME GOLDEN GLOBE(R) WINNER VALERIE BERTINELLI REUNITES WITH "TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL" EXECUTIVE PRODUCER MARTHA WILLIAMSON FOR HALLMARK CHANNEL'S "SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED," A NEW, ORIGINAL PRIMETIME SERIES PREMIERING APRIL 20, 2014

Bertinelli Cast to Guest Star in Two-Episode Arc; Series Stars Eric Mabius, Kristin Booth, Crystal Lowe and Geoff Gustafson

Two-time Golden Globe(R) winning actress Valerie Bertinelli ("One Day at a Time," "Hot in Cleveland," "Touched by an Angel") has been cast to guest star in two episodes of the Hallmark Channel Original Primetime Series, "Signed, Sealed, Delivered," premiering April 20, 2014 (8 p.m.ET/PT, 7C). The role reunites the star with "Signed, Sealed, Delivered" Creator and Executive Producer Martha Williamson, best known as the Executive Producer and creative force behind the mega-hit series "Touched by an Angel," of which Bertinelli joined the cast in its final two seasons. The new series, produced by Muse Entertainment in association with MoonWater Productions, follows a team of four postal detectives who specialize in investigating misdirected letters and delivering them when they are needed most. Bertinelli will portray the team's Mailroom Supervisor, a revolving role featuring TV icons.

"We are thrilled to be working with Valerie on this new series and to see her reunite with Martha Williamson on set," said Michelle Vicary, EVP, Programming, for Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel. "Her entertaining and comedic charm makes her a perfect fit for this this guest-starring role and we're excited to add her to the series' impressive roster of talented female stars."

Valerie Bertinelli, a two-time Golden Globe(R) winner, currently stars on the hit sitcom, "Hot in Cleveland." After her acting debut in TV commercials, Bertinelli's celebrated career began with landing her big break on the CBS series "One Day at a Time" in 1975. Her awardwinning portrayal of Barbara Cooper for nine years on the show was followed up by starring roles in many primetime TV movies and miniseries - including Hallmark Channel's "Claire" - and series regular spots on "Café Americain" and "Sydney." She also starred in Martha Williamson's hit series, "Touched by an Angel," during its last two seasons. Bertinelli has also seen success as the face of the Jenny Craig Weight Loss Program after losing 40 pounds. As a health and weight-loss activist, she has authored two books and a cookbook, One Dish at a Time, published in 2012.

"Signed, Sealed, Delivered," follows a quartet of unlikely heroes played by Mabius, Booth, Lowe and Gustafson, whose missions take them out of the office into an unpredictable world where redirected letters and packages can save lives, solve crimes, reunite old loves and change futures by arriving late but somehow miraculously on time. Bertinelli will portray the team's charming new supervisor who creates as many challenges as she solves.

"Signed, Sealed, Delivered" is a Muse Entertainment production in association with MoonWater Productions. Executive Producers are Martha Williamson ("Touched by an Angel"), Joel S. Rice ("Cyberbully"), Michael Prupas ("The Kennedys") and Scott Smith ("Call Me Fitz"). Harvey Kahn ("The Haunting Hour") is the producer. Muse Distribution International holds the worldwide distribution rights.

Hallmark Channel, owned and operated by Crown Media Holdings, Inc., is a 24-hour basic cable network that provides a diverse slate of high-quality entertainment programming available in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) to a national audience of 86 million subscribers. Hallmark Channel is the nation's leading destination for quality family programming with an ambitious slate of TV movies; original scripted series, including Cedar Cove and When Calls the Heart; specials such as Kitten Bowl; as well as some of television's most beloved sitcoms and series, including The Golden Girls, The Waltons, Little House on the Prairie, and Frasier. The channel is also home to Daytime Emmy-nominated lifestyle program, Home & Family, a daily two-hour live show shot in a fully functional house located on the Universal Studios lot. Hallmark Channel's sibling network, Hallmark Movie Channel, available in HD and SD, focuses on family-friendly movies with a mix of original films, classic theatrical releases, and presentations from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library.

Crown Media Family Networks is the umbrella unit of Crown Media Holdings, Inc., which houses Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel. The company operates and distributes both channels in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) with Hallmark Channel available to 86 million subscribers in the U.S. and Hallmark Movie Channel in 53 million homes. Hallmark Channel is the nation's leading destination for quality family programming with an ambitious slate of original TV movies, specials such as Kitten Bowl, as well as some of television's most beloved sitcoms and series, including The Golden Girls, The Waltons, Little House on the Prairie, and Frasier. Hallmark Channel is also home to original scripted series, including Cedar Cove and When Calls the Heart, and Daytime Emmy-nominated lifestyle program, Home & Family, a daily two-hour live show shot in a fully functional house located on the Universal Studios California lot. Hallmark Movie Channel is one of America's fastest-growing cable networks and provides family-friendly movies with a mix of original films, classic theatrical releases, and presentations from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library. In addition, Crown Media Family Networks includes the online offerings of HallmarkChannel.com and HallmarkMovieChannel.com.

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